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Senior Engineer - Colorado River Municipal Water District, TX (ID: 331928)

Title Senior Engineer
Type Engineering
Date Posted 2019-06-07
City / Organization Colorado River Municipal Water District, TX
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Senior Engineer

Reports To: Assistant Manager  

Summary:     Provides engineering support for District facilities and system operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide engineering and evaluation for design of small projects, system hydraulic evaluation and analysis, study and report preparation, field-testing, etc.
  • Prepare specifications and bid documents in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes.Advertise, Receive and Evaluate bids.Make recommendation on award of bid.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of field personnel and/or outside consultants on assigned projects as required.
  • Purchasing small equipment including soliciting and receiving quotes, evaluating bids, identifying appropriate vendor and coordinating the purchase of equipment.
  • Organize and maintain District’s engineering, and operations and maintenance files and records.
  • Monitor and evaluate the District’s pumping efficiency, including electric costs, pump efficiency, motor efficiency and pumping schedules as needed.Recommend improvements.
  • Provide assistance in development and update of operations and maintenance manuals.
  • Perform filed surveys as required.
  • Develop and update maps and drawings of District’s facilities.
  • Develop and recommend system modifications and improvements.
  • Maintain good working relationship with District’s customers; local, state, and federal agencies; and outside vendors.
  • Monitoring and inspecting District construction projects by coordinating projected work with contractors and consultants, measuring performance based on required procedures, maintaining relevant detailed records.
  • Coordinate with landowners and developers to ensure District assets are protected from pipe crossings and development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

Overall understanding of the District’s operations including local, state and federal laws, regulations and policies governing the District including the District’s enabling legislation (CRMWD Act), TCEQ rules and regulations, Mission of CRMWD, water supply contracts and agreements, easement, land and right-of-way agreements and permits. 

Coordination and Communication:

Activities of the District require continual communication and coordination.  Communication and coordination may include Board members, managers, employees, customers, landowners, elected officials, local, state and federal agencies, consultants, vendors and the general public.  If unusual or emergency situations arise, the appropriate person(s) should be notified as soon as possible. 

Education, Training, and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required. Four or more years experience in engineering or related field for Senior Engineer.

Certification or License:

Valid Texas Drivers License - Class “C” required.

Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas for Senior Engineer.

Equipment Used:

Personal computer, Microsoft Office, GIS, CAD software, Internet, surveying equipment and automobile.

Physical / Mental Demands:

Sight, hearing, speech, use of hands and feet are required.  Ability to touch type. Requires the ability to read, write, reason, and communicate at such a level that decisions can be made accurately and timely.  Requires frequent negotiation over varying terrain.  May require exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree.  Requires some travel with overnight stays.  Most of the work is preformed in an office environment however field visits are required. 

Job Post Expiration Date   July 7, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .